In 2014, Connecticut was the 6th state with most Puerto Ricans (301,182) in the United States. In 2014, the Puerto Rican population in Connecticut was 8.4% of the total state population. This is an increase from years 2000 (5.7%) and 2010 (7.1%). Employment rate of Puerto Ricans in Connecticut was 55%, not much different than the 54.4% average for stateside Puerto Ricans overall, but was nearly 20 percentage points higher than the 35.4% employment rate in Puerto Rico.
Puerto Ricans in Connecticut, the United States, and Puerto Rico, 2014